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Metabolic Syndrome is on the Rise. Know the Risk Factors

Metabolic Syndrome is on the rise in the United States.  It describes a cluster of conditions- increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist or abnormal cholesterol levels- that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.  Having just one of the conditions described doesn’t mean you have Metabolic Syndrome, but any one of these conditions can lead to serious health risks. Continue reading

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